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  • York Street, Belfast Campus

    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

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A practicing textile artist since graduating from Manchester Polytechnic in 1990, Hazel joined the 62 Group of Textile Artists a year later.  Born in Leeds, she moved to Belfast in 1992 and has worked in further and higher education, community arts and the museum sector.She has postgraduate qualifications in Applied Arts, Museums Studies and Higher Education and is currently joint Course Director of Textile Art, Design and Fashion specializing in embroidery and textile art.Hazel is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a member of the Centre for Higher Education Research and Practice and is Learning and Teaching Coordinator for Belfast School of Art.She exhibits nationally and internationally, contributing work to group shows at Macclesfield Silk Museum, the Gallery of Costume at Platt Hall (Manchester), Rijswijk Museum (the Netherlands), the Collins Gallery (Glasgow) and the National Centre for Craft and Design (Lincolnshire). Her work is represented in a number of museum and gallery collections including the Whitworth Art Gallery (Manchester), Krosno Museum (Poland) and Bankfield Museum (Halifax).  Recent work explores the impact of limitations on art practice and current work explores the importance of compositional space and is a response to research into Basic Design, an approach to art education developed in Art Colleges between the 50’s and 80’s

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The way we used to live

Bruce, H., 1 Oct 2014

Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

  • When to stop re working?

    Bruce, H., 14 Jun 2013

    Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

  • This is where I am

    Bruce, H., 6 Sep 2012

    Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

  • What lies beneath?

    Bruce, H., 13 Jan 2012

    Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

  • From Collections 3

    Bruce, H., 3 Apr 2010

    Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

  • Prizes

    Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence 2017 Finalist

    Curran, Roisin (Recipient), Black, Michaela (Recipient), Bruce, Hazel (Recipient), Grainne Dooher (Recipient), Gault, Alison (Recipient), Avril Honan (Recipient), Keenan, Michaela (Recipient), Montgomery, Ian (Recipient), Mc Cann, Claire (Recipient), Mc Killop, Aine (Recipient), Quigley, Terry (Recipient) & Zacharopoulou, Amanda (Recipient), 31 Aug 2017


  • Activities

    • 2 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
    • 1 Membership of network

    Futurescan 4

    Hazel Bruce (Participant)

    23 Jan 201924 Jan 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...


    HEA Arts and Humanities Conference 2016

    Hazel Bruce (Participant)

    4 Mar 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

    62 Group of Textile Artists (External organisation)

    Hazel Bruce (Member)

    1991 → …

    Activity: MembershipMembership of network